gibe vs. jibe – The Correct Way to Use Each – English Learning

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Gibe

Definition:

an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect (either jibe or gibe)

Examples:

That was a painful gibe that the president won't forget.

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Jibe

Definition:

an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect (same word - different spelling 'gibe' or 'jibe'.

Examples:

his parting jibe was 'drop dead

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